30/09/2016 – In doubles Timi and Yaroslava Shvedova starts against a Ukrainian-Chinese duo at the China Open.
On Friday the main draw was made in singles and doubles at the 6 289 521 USD China Open in Beijing. In singles Timi’s opponent will be Danka Kovinic from Montenegro. In doubles, Timi and Shvedova is seeded 8th, their opponent is Olga Savchuk and Wang Yafan.
The 21-year old Montenegrin player is ranked 63rd, and she is 75th at this year’s Singles Race. Her career best position was 46 (February 22 2016). So far, Kovinic has won 9 ITF singles competition. This year, she remained unbeaten in Marseille (France, 100 000 USD, clay), and she was also finalist in Istanbul (Turkey 250 000 USD, clay).
Timi has not met Kovinic at the WTA Tour.
The 29-year old Savchuk is currently ranked 59th in doubles, her career best was 44 (August 3, 2015). So far, she has won 2 WTA and 8 ITF tournament in this genre.
The 22-year old Wang is ranked 51st in doubles, her career best position was 49 (15 February 2016) . So far, she has won 2 WTA and 7 ITF competition. This year she was a finalist in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia 250 000 USD, hard court, Co: Chen Liang).